Our 2024 Gina Bachauer Artists Competition GOLD MEDALIST YOUL SUN 23 | KOREA
Our 2024 Gina Bachauer Artists Competition SILVER MEDALIST CARTER JOHNSON 27 | CANADA / USA
Our 2024 Gina Bachauer Artists Competition BRONZE MEDALIST WYNONA YINUO WANG 27 | CHINA
After advancing through five rounds of competition, 3 pianists were named the 2024 Gina Bachauer International Artists Piano Competition Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalists.
Youl Sun, Carter Johnson, and Wynona Yinuo Wang performed in the Final Round over the last two days, thrilling audiences as standing ovations, curtain calls, and shouts of bravo filled the Abravanel performance hall.
Following the performances, the long-awaited Awards Ceremony commenced, announcing winners of the First, Second, and Third Prizes.
In addition to winning the Gold Medal, Youl Sun was the recipient of the Audience Choice Prize and Student Jury Prize.
Carter Johnson won the Prize for Best Performance of the Commissioned Work, a new composition by Gabriela Lena Frank entitled Two Andean Portraits.
Hyojin Shin was the recipient of the Sascha Gorodnitzki Discretionary Prize, awarded at Jury’s discretion to a non-finalist.
The competition began with 333 candidates representing 40 different countries. 120 pianists gave performances as part of Preliminary Round events held in Hamburg (Germany), New York City (USA), Hong Kong (China), and Salt Lake City (USA). 31 performed in Salt Lake City during Quarterfinal Rounds I and II. 12 performed 60-minute concerts during the Semifinal Round, and 3 continued on to the finals.
We congratulate our 3 Finalists and all Competitor of the 2024 Gina Bachauer International Artists Competition!
We would like to thank our donors, host homes, jury, volunteers, and audience members for the overwhelming amount of support. The competition would not have been possible without you!

Final Round I, June 28

Final Round II, June 29,fame%2C%20cash%2C%20and%20prizes.

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